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Archive for October, 2011

Answering Joe Dion’s Stomping Stamps

Answering Joe Dion’s Stomping Stamps

  EBT means Electronic-Balance-Transfer. While, yes, the EBT card may hold "food stamp" benefits for some, others get cash assistance and can use the card, like a debit card, most anywhere credit cards are accepted. What Mr. Dion saw "Mr. EBT" doing at McDonalds˙ was not purchasing fast food with food stamps but with a cash allowance. Yes the entire welfare system is out of control. But the reader needs to take a look around the whole warren not just the one little rabbit hole he ... Full Story

Dems accuse GOP of voter suppression

Dems accuse GOP of voter suppression

  The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is up in arms over a new report that indicates a vast number of voters are being disenfranchised in the 2012 elections. The DSCC press release states According to the report, 5 MILLION voters – more than decided the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections – could be affected by this coordinated GOP effort to skew the 2012 elections. Not surprisingly, the suppression effort specifically targets traditionally Democratic voters. ... Full Story

Berthoud softballers lose by 1 run

Berthoud softballers lose by 1 run

Twelve hits and six runs were not enough for the Lady Spartans to overcome Strasburg.  

Libya Situation Report: October 5

Libya Situation Report: October 5

   

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

  Friday, October 21, 2011, 7 – 11 PM  Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted at www.starkids.org). The guest speaker will be Dr Thomas Bogdan from NOAA. The title of his talk will be “Space Weather”. Space weather refers to conditions on the Sun and in the space environment that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based ... Full Story

Jail Deputies Discover Weapons

  Date:   October 5, 2011 Larimer County Jail deputies successfully ended a plot by inmates making sharpened metal pieces, commonly known as shanks.  Yesterday, while on a routine check in one of the outdoor recreation areas, a Larimer County Jail corporal heard the distinct sound of metal scraping on concrete coming from another recreation area.  Upon investigation, deputies discovered several inmates involved in trying to sharpen metal pieces approximately five to six inches in ... Full Story

Obituary: Thomas Harry Durst

Obituary: Thomas Harry Durst

  Thomas Harry Durst, 63, of Berthoud died October 4, 2011 at his home. He was born February 27, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Harry and Kathleen Durst. Thomas worked as an overland hauling truck driver for 41 years. In December of 1982, he married Virginia Clara Perrine in Easton, Pennsylvania. Thomas enjoyed western movies, horses, rodeos, NASCAR racing and the Green Bay Packers. His nickname was Rattlesnake. Thomas had been living in Berthoud for the past four and half ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics at Rocktoberfest 2011

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies competed in the 2011 Rocktoberfest hosted by Adrenaline Gymnastics in Centennial on October 1 and 2. The Level 4 team placed first and the Level 5 team placed third. In the All-Around Competition: Level 4: In the Junior Division Mackenzie Nedom placed 3rd and Ali O’Donnell placed 5th. In the Senior Division Madison Blair placed 1st with a 37.575 and Taylor Dower placed 3rd. Level 5: In the Child Division, Kylla Justice placed 4th and ... Full Story

Libya Situation Report: October 4

Libya Situation Report: October 4

     

Dems accuse Gardner of cozying up to the Kochs

Representative Gardner Gets Support from Company Doing Business with Iran Press release: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Last year Congress passed the Iran Sanctions Act with strong bipartisan support, but a new Bloomberg investigation revealed that one of Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04)’s large supporters, who spent over $300,000 to benefit his campaign, profited from business with Iran despite the country’s known links to financing terrorists. Not only did ... Full Story

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